Investment & Finance

Modern Monetary Policy Tools in “ample” reserve framework

The definition of Monetary Policy can be summarised as “ the policy adopted by the monetary authority of a nation to control either the interest rate payable for very short-term borrowing (borrowing by‧‧‧

15/08/2020 | Posted in: Investment & Finance → | Read the article

IMF 2020 WEO in summary and my thoughts on the markets

The IMF has recently published its World Economic Outlook, based on the data available at the time of April 2020. The decline in global activity due to‧‧‧

03/07/2020 | Posted in: Investment & Finance → | Read the article

Why a Dual Mandate is Wrong for Monetary Policy

“For the Fed to lend directly to the Treasury, to government agencies, or even to private entities that the Treasury otherwise would have to fund through the‧‧‧

08/06/2020 | Posted in: Investment & Finance → | Read the article

Super Carry and Super Contango Go Ballistic as Oil Price collapses

The investing style known as commodity curve carry — betting on longer-dated futures and against shorter-dated contracts — has jumped to its highest since at least 2004.‧‧‧

21/04/2020 | Posted in: Investment & Finance → | Read the article

RATIONAL EXPECTATIONS THEORY AND QUANTITATIVE EASING

In order to explain fairly simply how expectations are formed, the Theory of Price Movements based on Rational Expectation Framework (John F. Muth, 1961) advance the hypothesis that‧‧‧

28/03/2020 | Posted in: Investment & Finance → | Read the article

“There’s No Moral Hazard In Saving The Economy From The Coronavirus”

Many business across the World are struggling to cope due to the coronavirus pandemic. Like Antoine Gara says, there’s no moral hazard in using the available tools‧‧‧

18/03/2020 | Posted in: Investment & Finance → | Read the article

Credit vs Equity Market as Pandemic Risk increases

It is not the first time that, at the beginning of a financial crisis, the credit and equity markets have been sending different messages. The divergence between‧‧‧

08/03/2020 | Posted in: Investment & Finance → | Read the article

What Energy Sector and High Yield Bonds sell-off is telling us?

“Energy sector bonds are bearing the brunt of the damage in high yield in the U.S., where the HYG ETF suffered massive outflows. Bloomberg Intelligence analyst Spencer‧‧‧

01/03/2020 | Posted in: Investment & Finance → | Read the article

Desperation for hedges in China

“A 2,800% surge in China stock options is showing a desperation for hedges. How? In China’s $7.8 trillion ocean of equities, there are only four options contracts,‧‧‧

27/02/2020 | Posted in: Investment & Finance → | Read the article

Catastrophe Bonds Signal Coronavirus Nearing Pandemic Status

According to this recent article published by Tasos Vossos on Bloomberg Markets: “The World Health Organization says the coronavirus isn’t yet a global pandemic. Bonds that insure against‧‧‧

25/02/2020 | Posted in: Investment & Finance → | Read the article
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    As an Investment Consultant and Specialist, Pompeo Pontone is a Professional Investor with 25 years’ experience in the fields of Investment Management, Quantitative Finance & Derivatives Trading and Data Science.

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